Docent — Maxo Vanka’s Millvale Murals

The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka

http://www.vankamurals.org

Website The Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka

Requirements:

  • Passion for Maxo Vanka’s Murals and SPMMMV’s mission to save and share them.
  • Background in art, history, art education and/or docent training a plus!
  • Customer-service and/or retail experience a plus
  • Professional appearance and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to connect with diverse audiences.
  • Dependable, flexible, and able to meet training and tour commitments
  • Willingness to obtain necessary clearances with the Church and State.

Other requirements include:

  • A strong interest in serving visitors and willingness to communicate with diverse audiences
  • Dependable, flexible, and able to meet training and tour commitments

Docent training consists of:

  • A 2-hour orientation
  • 3 observations of current docent tours
  • 2 successful practice tours observed by a current docent or SPMMMV staff member

Docents are asked to commit to:

  • 1 Saturday (10:30AM-2:30PM) or 2 private tours bi-monthly
  • Bi-monthly meetings/ongoing education, typically on Saturdays

Depending on if a greeter is present, docent responsibilities include:

  • Open up St. Nicholas and set up lights, merchandise, etc.
  • Greet visitors
  • Collect donations and sell merchandise
  • Provide 50-minute tours guided tours of the murals with Q&A period
  • Put away lights, merchandise, etc. and secure the church and Murals.

To apply for this job email your details to adoering@vankamurals.org